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Jeannette M. Lane

Jul 09, 1929 - Jan 22, 2022


Jeannette M. Lane, 92, of Sheboygan, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Jeannette was born in Sheboygan to the late Herman and Josephine (Loersch) Piaskowski. She graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1947. On February 12, 1949 Jeannette was united in marriage to Raymond H. Lane at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. She worked at Kohler before having kids and raising her family. Later, she worked as a bus driver for Head Start of Sheboygan County for 15 years. Jeannette and her husband then began their own business, The Finishing Touch, which entailed refinishing and upholstery work, where she finally retired. Jeannette was a talented seamstress and quilter. She was a lifetime member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church and was part of the St. Anne’s Society and church choir. She was an avid volunteer assisting at St. Vincent de Paul and many other activities at church.
Jeannette is survived by her children, Karen (Dave) Ward, Mary (Dennis) Grapentine, David (Lois) Lane, Brian Lane, Therese (Bill) Berg, Thomas (Jodie) Lane, Jacqueline Lillesand, Sara (Tom) Rogers and Steven (Bethany) Lane; 29 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; and sister, Josephine Pfister.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Sandy Toston; sons-in-law Jeffrey Lillesand and Lenny Toston; grandchildren, Tina, Alyssa and Keegan; five brothers and one sister.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 818 Huron Ave., Sheboygan, with visitation at church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will follow the Mass with private inurnment later in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. A memorial fund is being established in her name. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Compassus Hospice for their compassionate care.


Date: Saturday Jan 29, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church [map]

Mass of Christian Burial

Date: Saturday Jan 29, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church [map]



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Mary (Harff) Riemersma

I was a classmate at Holy Name with David. Sending condolences in the loss of your mother. Our mothers graduated high school same year. I knew Josh and Corbin Toston when Corbin attended elementary school where I worked. It’s a small world.

Jim Reinl

condolences. I was a neighbor 81 yrs. ago and saw Jeannette and Josephine at local restaurants lately. also went to the same school as her and her siblings. Norbert her Bro was my friend..

Joyce Young

Please accept my sincere condolences. I am a Holy Name School classmate of David. Hugs to your whole family. ♥️

Dick & Jean Yurk

Our deepest sympathy to the whole family. We have such beautiful memories of Jenny! We did alot of KC bingo work with her & your Dad. Let the wonderful memories carry you through the difficult days.

Don and Donna Sofia

We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. As you and Bill are two of our best friends, we are also sorry that we did not or rarely saw your Mom. But that doesn’t make the pain any less, we love you all very much.